Outside the Classroom

Put your knowledge to use

Apply what you learn in the classroom to research and internships, and earn honors and awards for your work.

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You will conduct independent research on a sociological issue by collecting and analyzing data, then present your results at conference. Our expert faculty will guide you every step of the way, preparing you for success.

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Our Sociology program proudly recognizes high-achieving students for research and academic accomplishments through various annual awards. We also host a chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honors Society.

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Sociology faculty regularly recommend students for internship opportunities at community organizations, government agencies, and local businesses, allowing you to gain hands-on experience in career fields you are interested in pursuing.

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Postgraduate Opportunities

Our rigorous, research-based curriculum prepares you for employment in a number of job fields as well as successful admission into a variety of graduate programs.